I see many systems that have CCleaner installed as a one stop fix to what ails a Windows computer.

It advertises itself as”

“CCleaner is the number-one tool for cleaning your PC.
It protects your privacy and makes your computer faster and more secure!”

Well …… CCleaner is owner by Piriform which is owned by Avast which also has AVG.

CCleaner has a feature called , active monitoring , which you cannot turn off !

You also will struggle to stop it running constantly.

The article from MakeUseOf below explains in full the reasons behind why you should get rid of it.

Make Use Of:Why You Should Stop Using CCleaner on Windows Right Now

Do you actually need it ? … No – Windows 10 will perform the cleanup for you.

I actually view all these programs as a bit of voodoo and find uninstalling them usually results in a better running computer.

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